Prep cross country
LEXINGTON — At the Lexington invite, Adams Central’s boys and girls cross country teams ran well, although there were no team scores available from the meet.
Grace Reiman won the girls race with a time of 21 minutes, 24.54 seconds. Taylor Ground was 20th (26:32.25), Carissa Choyeski finished 25th (27:08.13), Chloe Johnson was 38th (29:05.71), and Thea Wahl was 63rd (38:55.83).
Luke Bonifas was the boys top finisher in fifth place with a time of 18:01.04. Reuben Barry placed ninth (18:53.39). Tristen Obermiller was 14th (19:14.29). Kyto Warner earned 15th (19:23.16), and Tarin Confer was 38th (21:23.89).
GRAND ISLAND — The Hastings volleyball team defeated Grand Island in four sets on Tuesday. The Tigers lost 23-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-22. Brooke Aspen led the Tigers with 17 kills, while Hayden Stephenson had six and Aburee Cress finished with five. Carly Norlen tallied a team-high four aces, and Dacey Sealey finished the match with 42 assists.
MILFORD — The Fillmore Central/Exeter-Milligan volleyball team defeated Milford in five sets on Tuesday, winning 22-25, 25-19, 25-18, 25-16, 15-12. Lexi Theis tallied 13 kills, Erin Schmidt had 10, and Halle Theis had nine kills to go with her 17 digs. Macy Scott finished with 28 assists and Lexi Theis had 21.
STROMSBURG — Defending champion Bruning-Davenport/Shickley fell to Cross County on Tuesday, 25-23, 26-24, 25-19. Macy Kamler led the Eagles with 13 kills, Regan Alfs had eight, and Mariah Sliva had five. Kamler finished with three ace blocks and Alfs had six ace serves. Alfs also led the team with 16 assists.
DESHLER — The Deshler volleyball team swept McCool Junction on Tuesday, winning 25-15, 25-15, 25-19. Cadence Jacobe led the Dragons with eight kills, while Jenna Lemke and Leah Dlouhy had six apiece. Dloughy also had three aces and 22 digs to lead the team. Brenna Dubbert tallied 23 assists.
MILLIGAN — The Exeter-Milligan volleyball team went 1-1 in its own triangular. E-M beat Osceola 25-10, 25-20 but Giltner beat the Timberwolves 27-25, 25-20.
In the match against Giltner, Anna Sluka led the T’Wolves with 13 digs and Jaiden Papik had 10. Cammie Harrison finished with 12 kills while Briana Capek had six. Emma Olsen tallied 26 assists.
No Giltner stats were available.
In the win over Osceola, Harrison finished with 11 kills, while Kiah Songster totaled three aces. Olsen racked up 23 assists, and Papik had 16 digs.
FAIRFIELD — Sandy Creek fell to Centennial 25-14, 25-20, 25-13 on Tuesday. Jaden Claycamp led the way with six kills while Leah Hatch had four. Kirstyn Sherbeck had three kills and Jenna Heinz finished with one.
Superior, Kenesaw, Doniphan-Trumbull
SUPERIOR — The Superior volleyball team went 2-0 on Tuesday.
The Wildcats beat Doniphan-Trumbull 25-18, 25-19. Kalynn Meyer tallied 14 kills while her sister Shayla had eight. Trisha Hayes led Superior with 11 digs. Sierra Blackburn tallied 15 assists while Zaveah Kobza had 10.
In the win over Kenesaw, Kalynn totaled 15 kills and Shayla had 13. Shayla also finished with a team-high five aces. Kobza recorded 15 assists while Blackburn had 14.
No Kenesaw or Doniphan-Trumbull stats were made available.
WILCOX — Wilcox-Hildreth split its triangular, beating Northern Valley 25-17, 25-12, and falling to Alma 25-20, 25-13.
In the win, Natalie Billington and McKinley Ritner led with four kills apiece. Sarah Jensen, Brooke Quadhamer, and Ryan Ritner each tallied three. Lillian Pistulka served five aces. Quadhamer assisted on 14 kills.
In the loss, Billington led with three kills, Jensen and McKinley Ritner each had two, and Quadhamer finished with one. Claire Ortgiesen served three aces.
BLUE HILL — The Patriots grinned out a 6-4 win over GICC Tuesday before blasting Blue Hill 23-0 in a triangular hosted by the Bobcats.
Against GICC, Shaylee Reed finished a perfect 3-for-3 at the dish, with a pair of RBI. She was a single shy of the cycle, accounting for a double, triple, and home run. Maggie Buhr, Sadie Carpenter, and Libby Trausch also recorded hits. Macie Wolever scored a pair of runs.
Carpenter threw five innings, allowing four runs on five hits while striking out three but walking eight.
In the rout of Blue Hill, Adams Central had a 15-run first inning. Seven different players had a hit, including three from Buhr and Jersie Frerichs. Elli Marker had two hits and four RBI. 15 different players scored a run, seven players scored multiple times. Claire Hemberger tripled and Frerichs doubled.
Frerichs threw two of the three innings, striking out five without allowing a hit or walk. Belle Hughes finished the game with one inning and one strikeout.